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THE spotlight is on the country’s smallest lender, Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd, which could be looking at paring down its stake in its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alliance Investment Bank Bhd (AIBB).
Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX), a company which has aggressively grown multiple businesses – 23 at last count – but whose latest quarterly results showed a slowdown in earnings, is slated for some interesting changes.
ONE of the more startling facts about Bursa Malaysia is the decline in retail participation in the stock market in recent years. An oft-cited figure is that retail participation in Bursa Malaysia has stood at around 20% for some time now.
A STATEMENT from the two capital market regulators – the Securities Commission (SC) and Bursa Malaysia – has taken the market by surprise.
Does Bursa think that the way to create a vibrant market is to proportionately scale down the intensity of regulatory discipline?Having a sound and robust regulatory framework is one of the many factors that drive vibrancy in our market. We also note that some areas of the market require more guidance, while other areas are ready for more openness, particularly with improved market conduct and discipline.
IT is a pleasant surprise when Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus walks in the room for this exclusive interview with StarBizWeek – her first since taking over the top job at the central bank.
PETALING JAYA: In order to ensure that consumers are protected and treated fairly, Bank Negara is working with a number of ministries to make the Consumer Credit Act law soon.
ONLY two out of the eight banking groups in the country reported higher year-on-year profits in the recently-concluded quarter of January to March, reflecting to acertain extent, the tough economic conditions both here and globally.
IT started with US President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on metal imports from China into the United States.
The tit-for-tat trade battle between the United States and China, if it materialises into a full-blown war, will cause disruption to Asean’s growth before anything else.